Tonight from SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas, Microsoft has announced the general availability of Internet Explorer 9.
Internet Explorer 9 is the next generation of web browser from Microsoft and supports web standards and is the first web browser to have full hardware acceleration.
IE9’s new user interface is a radical departure from the Internet Explorer of years past. It is simplified and takes the focus off the browser and places it on the browsing. With the new Pinned Sites feature, websites become apps. IE9’s navigation and frame take on the color of the website’s icon, creating a unified experience. IE9 gives web developers access to Jump Lists in Windows 7, enabling them to enhance their websites by providing easy access to common tasks on the Taskbar.
Internet Explorer 9 is a secure, trusted browser. With new Tracking Protection functionality, IE9 lets users take steps to prevent information from being shared with websites. ActiveX filtering to prevent rogue ActiveX controls from compromising the PC and keep users safe and secure.
To find out more about Internet Explorer 9 click here.
Download Internet Explorer 9: Windows 7 32-bit | Windows 7 64-bit | Windows Vista 32-bit | Windows Vista 64-bit